vaibhav sharma Started The Discussion:
I am vaibhav Sharma working with a finance firm. I did my PGDBM in HR and Marketing in march 2007. I want to pursue higher studies in HR. I have also written some research based articles on Balanced Scorecard in indian organizations. I came to know that one cant pursue PHD after PGDBM. it's possible after MBA degree from any university.

I have confirmed from AIMA that they offer doctoral programs after pgdbm but it requires work experience of 5 years. Currently i am working as a senior relationship manager which comes under marketing. as soon as possible i want to shift myself to HR. kindly guide me if there is a way out to do doctoral program after pgdbm in HR. In case its not available, what other options are there?????

vaibhav sharma
Dear Mr.Sharmaji

Indian universities are crazy as regards recognition for PGDBM courses. They call it as post graduate but does not recognise it for Ph.D. They insist on MBA degree. If that is the case why at all they conduct PGD.. courses. They go by rule book and masters degree in the subject is required and PGDBM is not equivalent to Masters which in my opinion is totally incorrect. I too have done PGDFM and wanted to do in Management and they did not agree.

AIMA is a private institution and the fee will be high. It is better to register with an University and do it. You can try at Bharathidasan University at Trichy for the program

Can you let me know about yourself so that we can discuss. In this forum people dont reveal their identity and it is difficult to renew the relationships further. This looks more as an opportunistic approach rather than to develop a long term friendship


Dear friends,

I have completed my MBA HR and wanted to go for doing PHD in Human Resouces and wanted to know which universities are offering this.

Kindly give me an urgent reply.

Thanks with Regards,

Thirumalesh Kumar A S
Dear friends,

Prior to my mail I wanted to add the below.

I wanted to do PHD in Human Resources through distance education. Kindly give me reply to .

Thanks with Regards,

Thirumalesh Kumar A S
several universities lucknow university,punjab university nd fellowship programme recognize pgdbm so find out more about them cheers shikha
Hi friends,
To add to shika even Manipal University also offers PhD Program. Net is the best source to serach for. And also to Mr. Vaibhav you have mentioned that you have written article on Balance Scorecard and i like to learn about it. I will be grateful to you if you can send it to

i m working in ICICI as a sr. relationship mgr. did my mba........ sorry pgdbm from delhi. i wanna pursue phd in hr but both of us are facing same hurdle.
i m working in ICICI as a sr. relationship mgr. did my mba........ sorry pgdbm from delhi. i wanna pursue phd in hr but both of us are facing same hurdle.

I ave done my M.Pharm and want to do PhD in management. Currently am also pusuing PGDBA from symbiosis center for distance learning. Can anyone suggest me from where I can go for a part time PhD in management. I heard something about bharathiar university in coimbatore. But I guess they dont ask for MBA. Can anyone help with this problem and guide me through.


hi am sandeep recently i completed my MBA in marketing so i want to do PhD in management, i want to know procedure of applying PhD and best university, so please give me your kind information


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